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Cast Announced for Pippin

February 10, 2020 – Wenatchee, WA: The Numerica Performing Arts Center announces the 2020 Hot August Nights cast for Pippin. Partnering once again with Don Fox Designs LLC and Jaime Donegan Productions, Hot August Nights will return this summer for a 2 week run of this Tony award-winning Broadway musical. Auditions for Pippin were held February 8-10 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center.

Leading Player– Christina Jane Capehart

Pippin– Anthony Ieradi

Understudy- Gary Lumsden

Charlemagne/Ensemble– John Ryan

Lewis/ Ensemble– Gary Lumsden

Understudy- Marcus Stewart

Fastrada/ Ensemble– Tracy Trotter

Berthe/Ensemble– Matthew Pippin

Catherine/Ensemble – Ainsley Shearer

Theo/Ensemble- Ash Woods

Ensemble

Zach Savage, Jacob Scott, Marcus Stewart, McKayla Corulli, Trisha Miller, Tatum Kentnor, Emma Standerford

Dance Captain: Natalie Occhino

 Guardians of Splendor Vocal Ensemble

Amy Edwards, Maribeth Brisky, Stacia McRae, Haley Taylor, Kerin Keyes, Audrie Bengi, Jane Standerford, Marie Scanlon, Jennifer Talbot, Daina Toevs, Katie Renggli, Ernest Palmer, Ettore Castellente, John Merritt, Brady Dundas

 

Pippin has been dazzling audiences for more than 40 years with a beloved score by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked). The Broadway Revival features a troupe of mysterious circus performers led by the electric Leading Player telling the story of Pippin, a young prince, as he searches to discover meaning, significance and what it means to lead an extraordinary life.

Don Fox Designs LLC and Jaime Donegan Productions will produce 12 Hot August Nights performances on the Numerica PAC stage, August 13-23. Tickets will go on sale April 15 for Numerica PAC members and April 29 for the public.

Pippin book by Roger O. Hirson; Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Sponsored by longtime sponsor and theatre friends Dr. Tom and Vicki Michael, North 40 Productions, Fielding Hills Winery, Dave & Sandy Gellatly.

The Numerica Performing Arts Center at the Stanley Civic Center is a non-profit organization and naming partner with Numerica Credit Union.

Dancing with the Wenatchee Stars Winner and Charity Announced

January 27, 2020 – Wenatchee, WA: On January 17, 2020, six prominent community members competed on the Numerica Performing Arts Center stage in Dancing with the Wenatchee Stars for their chance to win the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy. Each contestant was paired with a professional from the Utah Ballroom Dance Company and over the course of one week, learned a routine to share on stage in front of a live audience and panel of judges; Wenatchee High School’s BRIAN HIGGINS, The Community Foundation of NCW’s BETH STIPE and Eastmont High School’s LANCE NOEL.

In addition to winning the Mirror Ball Trophy and the Dancing with the Wenatchee Stars “Champion” title, each contestant got the chance to compete for a charity or organization of their choice. During intermission and after the show, donations to the prospective charities were collected from the audience in a “pass the hat” fashion. Dilly Delli and Sweetwood BBQ owner KELSEY DEW danced for The Women’s Resource Center, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director SHILOH BURGESS danced for the Alatheia Riding Center, La Pera Radio TV host and reporter RAFAEL AGUILAR danced for the Center for Alcohol & Drug Treatment in Wenatchee, Music Theatre of Wenatchee Board Member and Hot August Nights alum VICKI MICHAEL danced for Music Theatre of Wenatchee, Award- Winning Filmmaker and Photographer OLY MINGO danced for The Winter’s Tale: A Directed Film Study and Local Pharmacist DAVE SUTHERLAND danced for Vets Serving Vets-The Bunker.

After all the contestants performed, the audience voted DAVE SUTHERLAND as the 2020 champion of Dancing with the Wenatchee Stars. A total of $700 was raised and donated to Vets Serving Vets -The Bunker.  Dave also plans to personally donate to The Winter’s Tale: A Directed Film Study and encourages the community to check out to the amazing charities and organizations that are supported by the other contestants.

Photos by Oly Mingo

This event was presented by CliftonLarsonAllen and North Cascades Bank with support from KOHO 101 and Julie Davis.

For upcoming event tickets and information, call 509-663-ARTS, go to www.numericapac.org, or visit the Box Office at the Stanley Civic Center, 123 N Wenatchee Avenue.

The Numerica Performing Arts Center at the Stanley Civic Center is a non-profit organization and naming partner with Numerica Credit Union.

Cast Announced for Mamma Mia!

January 14, 2020 – Wenatchee, WA: Music Theatre of Wenatchee announces the cast for the 2020 Apple Blossom Musical performances of MAMMA MIA! presented by North Cascades Bank and CliftonLarsonAllen.

 

The Cast

Donna: Dawn Mccormick

Sophie: Carson Zehnder

Tonya: Daina Toevs

Rosie: Kelly Atwood

Harry: Mark Wavra

Sam: John Merritt

Bill: Kevin Mckee

Ali: Stephanie Etherington

Lisa: Elisa Kill

Sky: Skyler Cuthill

Pepper: Finn Khuong

Eddie: Zach Savage

Father Alexandrios: John Mcquaig

Ensemble: Leigh Bachmeier, Audrie Benge, Alison Brigleb, Maribeth Brisky, Haley Bush, Ettore Castellente, Kristy Clare, Owen Clare, Anastasia Cooper, Mckayla Corulli, Kailen Duffield, Amy Edwards, Parker Hair, Christine Hansen, Tate Kentnor, Christy Kimmel, Gabe Kimmel, Julie Kuntz, Morgan Lucas, Loren Meloy, Trisha Miller, Michael Murphy, Ernest Palmer, Brandon Peterson, Katie Renggli, Samanta Reynoso, Jackson Ross, Marie Scanlon, Dane Schmidt, Jill Sheets, Tori Seward, Sarah Smeller, Lawrence Sosman, Jane Standerford, John Stolhammer, Henry Talbot, Jennifer Talbot, Beth Whitney, Sarah Williamson, Shayla Winter

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

This year, directors Paul and Kelly Atwood will bring the award-winning Broadway show to the Numerica Performing Arts Center, with support by Dave & Sandy Gellatly, Richard & Connie Hoffmann, Dennis & Sharron Johnson, Mike & Sheila Salmon, Financial Alternatives, KOHO 101, Tracey Barta, Don & Heidi Collins, Doug & Shellie Martinson, and Mel & Marjory Radford.

Mamma Mia! will run for two weeks: April 29 – May 2 at 7:30pm and May 3 at 4:00pm. May 6-9 at 7:30pm and May 10 at 4:00pm. Tickets are on sale now at $29/$33 for adults, $31/$29 for seniors, and $20/$20 for students at 509-663-ARTS, www.numericapac.org, or the Numerica PAC Box Office at the Stanley Civic Center, 123 N Wenatchee Avenue.

MAMMA MIA! was originally produced in London by Judy Craymer, Richard East and  for Littlestar in association with Universal. Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus. Book by Catherine Johnson. Additional Material & Arrangements by Martin Koch.

Dancing with the Wenatchee Stars 2020

January 2, 2020 – Wenatchee, WA: Six local contestants have been selected for the Numerica Performing Arts Center’s Dancing With The Wenatchee Stars sponsored by CliftonLarsonAllen and North Cascades Bank. The Wenatchee stars are La Pera Radio TV host and reporter RAFAEL AGUILAR, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director SHILOH BURGESS, Follies Star and Local Pharmacist DAVE SUTHERLAND, Dilly Delli and Sweetwood BBQ owner KELSEY DEW, Award- Winning Filmmaker and Photographer OLY MINGO, and Music Theatre of Wenatchee Board Member and Hot August Nights alum VICKI MICHAEL. These contestants will compete live on the Numerica PAC stage on January 17 at 7:30pm.

Similar to the popular TV show, each contestant will each be paired with a professional from the Utah Ballroom Dance Company to learn a ballroom dance routine in one week. On January 17, they will compete on the Numerica PAC stage before a live audience and panel of local judges: Wenatchee High School’s BRIAN HIGGINS, The Community Foundation of NCW’s BETH STIPE and possibly Eastmont High School’s LANCE NOELL, – after which the audience will vote for the winner of the Mirror Ball Trophy. The evening will also showcase scintillating dance numbers from the Utah Ballroom Dance Company professionals themselves. This event is supported by KOHO 101 and Julie Davis.

Contestants and Professional Dancers will be available for radio interviews and live appearances the week of the show, January 12-17. To schedule, contact Maribeth Brisky at maribethb@numericapac.org

 

Tickets to Dancing with the Wenatchee Stars are $29-$33 with discounts for seniors ($27-$31) and youth ($23-$27) and increased prices on showday and $5 Student Rush. For tickets and information, call 509-663-ARTS, go to www.numericapac.org, or visit the Box Office at the Stanley Civic Center, 123 N Wenatchee Avenue.

The Numerica Performing Arts Center at the Stanley Civic Center is a non-profit organization and naming partner with Numerica Credit Union.

2020 Apple Blossom Musical: Mamma Mia!

December 16, 2019 – Wenatchee, WA: Music Theatre of Wenatchee and the Numerica Performing Arts Center announce the 2020 Apple Blossom Musical will be MAMMA MIA! Presented by North Cascades Bank  and CliftonLarsonAllen. There will be 10 performances of Mamma Mia! at the Numerica PAC: April 29 – May 2 at 7:30pm and May 3 at 4:00pm. May 6-9 at 7:30pm and May 10 at 4:00pm. Open Auditions are January 8-10.

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

AUDITIONS for Mamma Mia! will be held January 8 at the Numerica PAC at 7pm and January 9 at 6pm in tandem with Hot August Night’s Pippin Auditions. Callbacks will be held January 10 at 7pm at the Numerica PAC. Those auditioning must be prepared to sing one of four select songs from the show, learn a simple dance routine, and be willing to commit to rehearsals starting January 13. Full audition information can be found at:

http://www.numericapac.org/mamma-mia/

TICKETS for Mamma Mia are $29/$33 for adults, $31/$29 for seniors, and $20/$20 for students at 509-663-ARTS, www.numericapac.org, or the Numerica PAC Box Office at the Stanley Civic Center, 123 N Wenatchee Avenue. Tickets will go on sale to theatre members on December 9th and the general public starting December 23rd. This show is supported by Dave & Sandy Gellatly, Richard & Connie Hoffmann, Dennis & Sharron Johnson, Mike & Sheila Salmon, Financial Alternatives, Tracey Barta, Don & Heidi Collins, Doug & Shellie Martinson, Mel & Marjory Radford and KOHO 101.

MAMMA MIA! was originally produced in London by Judy Craymer, Richard East and  for Littlestar in association with Universal. Music and Lyrics by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus. Book by Catherine Johnson. Additional Material & Arrangements by Martin Koch.

 
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